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Kill Me Tomorrow (1957)

A boozy old reporter finds his life is falling apart around him. He loses his wife and then his job. He is dragged back to reality when his son needs help. He goes to ask for his old job ... See full summary »

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Bart Crosbie
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Jill Brook
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Heinz Webber
Wensley Pithey ...
Inspector Lane
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Himself
Freddie Mills ...
Waxy Lister
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Mr. Brook
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Steve Ryan
Richard Pasco ...
Dr. Fisher
April Olrich ...
Bella Braganza
Peter Swanwick ...
Harrison (as Peter Swanick)
Al Mulock ...
Rod
Vic Wise ...
Lou
Stuart Nichol ...
Sgt. Bellamy
Shirley Deane
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A boozy old reporter finds his life is falling apart around him. He loses his wife and then his job. He is dragged back to reality when his son needs help. He goes to ask for his old job back but finds his old boss dead in the office ... Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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October 1960 (USA)  »

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Middling crime thriller
29 September 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

KILL ME TOMORROW is a low rent British thriller from a decade chock-full of such pictures. Many of them were, like this one, rather undistinguished, but still interesting to film fans thanks to their casting of famous and not-so famous faces alongside familiar production figures from the industry. Despite the nondescript storyline, KILL ME TOMORROW is worth a watch thanks to Hammer director Terence Fisher's assured handiwork.

The story is about a washed-up reporter, on the verge of losing his job, whose life falls apart still further when his kid falls seriously ill. Before long he falls in with a criminal gang and must strive to set things right in an increasingly complex and mean-spirited world. The writing isn't exactly stellar here, but it's fun to see American star Pat O'Brien (ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES) in a low rent British film and the supporting cast includes the familiar faces of Freddie Mills, Ronald Adam, and George Coulouris. Lois Maxwell's here too, looking lovely in the decade before she became famous as Miss Moneypenny. Tommy Steele contributes a musical number.


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